Assessment OICEW-7-1E

Parallel generators

Assessed in EN-3111L Electrical Machines Lab


Aboard ship, in the laboratory, or in an approved simulator given access to proper equipment and manufacturer technical manual.

Performance Requirements

Behavior Standard
The student will: During assessment, the student shall, at a minimum:

Start incoming generator and raise voltage

Start prime mover and bring up to operating speed

Place voltage regulator in manual

Excite field

Adjust frequency to 60 hz

Adjust voltage to system line voltage

Synchronize incoming generator with bus

Turn on synchroscope

Match voltage and frequency with bus

Close main breaker when generators are in phase

Turn off synchroscope

Adjust load on incoming generator

Transfer voltage regulator to automatic

Balance active (kw) load

Balance reactive (kvar) Load

Supports Table A-III/1 officers in charge of an engineering watch

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Operate electrical, electronic and control systems

B1.1 Basic configuration and operation principles of the following electrical equipment:

  1. generator and distribution systems
  2. preparing, starting, paralleling and changing over generators
  3. electrical motors including starting methodologies
  4. high-voltage installations
  5. sequential control circuits and associated system devices

Parallel generators

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00